Turkish Embassy Press Statement

Atina Büyükelçiliği 30.10.2013

TURKISH EMBASSY PRESS STATEMENT

H.E. Panos Panagiotopoulos, the Minister of Culture and Sports, sent a letter to H.E. Mr. Ömer Çelik, the Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey on 4 September 2013 regarding concerns for Prophet Elias Church in İzmir in the light of a nearby highway construction. The letter was reflected in the Greek media.


To meet the abovementioned concerns, relevant authorities and experts in Turkey were instructed to examine the possible impact of construction works to the Church. The results of this examination confirms that the planned highway construction will not have any effect on the Prophet Elias Church. H.E. Minister Ömer Çelik sent a reply letter to H.E. Minister Panagiotopoulos on 4 October 2013 on this matter.

Monday - Friday

09:00 - 18:00

1/1/2018 New Year
1/6/2018 Epiphany
2/19/2018 Ash Monday (movable feast)
3/25/2018 National Independence Day
4/6/2018 Good Friday
4/8/2018 Easter
4/9/2018 Holy Spirit
5/1/2018
5/28/2018 Whit Monday
8/15/2018 Assumption
10/28/2018 National Day WWII
12/25/2018 12/26/2018 Christmas